Man saves for 10 years to buy an ambulance and care for stray pets in India

Some people go to great lengths to follow their passion. While this alone is incredible, it is even more amazing when that passion is helping out those in need. Take Balu for example: Balu wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life, but he knew he wanted to …

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Nothing stops a mom!

This could easily be the sweetest story you come across all week! A Canadian pet motel shared two touching photos on Facebook last month of a dog sneaking out to comfort two frightened puppies, but the story behind the photos will really melt your heart. “Last night our newest foster …

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Ontario man who taped a dog’s muzzle shut and bound its legs gets 2 years federal prison time.

A man who taped a dog’s muzzle shut, bound its legs and and left it to die in a field will spend the next two years in a federal penitentiary. Michael Earl Hill, 32, entered a surprise guilty plea Monday to a charge of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. …

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Gorilla Youngsters Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps—A First “Very confident” four-year-olds outsmart hunters and protect their clan.

Just days after a poacher’s snare had killed one of their own, two young mountain gorillas worked together Tuesday to find and destroy traps in their Rwandan forest home, according to conservationists on the scene. “This is absolutely the first time that we’ve seen juveniles doing that … I don’t …

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More then 600 animals rescued in North Carolina

More than 600 animals were rescued from a North Carolina shelter this week in what one national anti-animal cruelty group said was among the largest rescues in its history. National and local animal advocates teamed up with local police to recover hundreds of animals, including dogs, cats, horses and pigs …

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Sex with an animal isn’t illegal in Ohio — but it could be soon

A person has sex with an animal in Ohio. Not illegal. But two state lawmakers are trying to change that with a bill that would outlaw any sex-related activities with an animal. Ohio is one of eleven states without an anti-bestiality law, according to Sen. Jim Hughes and Sen. Jay …

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Marietta, Ohio: retired officer’s K-9 to be auctioned despite his offer to buy him

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) Officer Matthew Hickey retired, but his partner of nearly four years will not be retiring with him. Ajax the canine will be put up for auction as he is the city’s property, according to state law. Upon finding this out at last night’s Marietta council meeting, one …

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A New Jersey rescue in desperate need!

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP — The roof leaks. Repairs are addressed with duct tape. The director’s office is a backyard shed that its occupant, Dawn Mason, makes work, somehow. The dedicated staff of the Voorhees Animal Orphanage have dealt with the no-kill shelter’s less-than-stellar conditions for years, but have high hopes for …

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Meet the newest member of the Clooney Family

COLERAIN TWP., Ohio — A shelter dog from Ohio that no one seemed to want has been rescued by a family of A-listers. Nate the terrier was originally rescued from his former owner, who was described as a hoarder. Nate has a birth defect that affects his leg, and no one wanted …

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Stars of MASH and Ed Asner come out to help Ayla’s Acres

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — Stars of the hit show M*A*S*H, along with the beloved actor Ed Asner, were in town to help raise money for a local no-kill animal shelter. M*A*S*H cast members Mike Farrell, Jamie Farr, Loretta Swit and Gary Burghoff gathered at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra …

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